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>> and the president donald trump will deliver liz speech in arlington, virginia, tonight. coverage begins right now. this is a cbs news special report. i'm anthony mason. good evening. we're coming to you from carbondale, illinois, where we've been covering the eclipse. but just a moment, we'll take you to virginia where president donald trump is about to address the nation. the topic? america's longest war. president george w. bush ordered u.s. troops into afghanistan in october of 2001. less than four weeks after the 9/11 attack. they rejected an ultimatum to turnover osama bin laden. in 2011, there was over 100,000 under obama. by the time he left in january, it was down to 8400. but the war, of course,
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continues. more than 2200 americans have been killed. this is the i, time a president has addressed the nation about america's future in afghanistan. chief white house correspondent major garrett is at fort base myer. major? >> reporter: it's taken president trump months to make this decision. within that time, the taliban has grown stronger. the number of attacks have increased and territorial gains in eastern afghanistan. the presence in afghanistan will probably not be evident in months, probably not until 2018. this is a significant decision for president donald trump because he's now embracing a continued u.s. military presence in afghanistan, something he was highly skeptical of during the campaign and something some advisers in the white house urged him to reject, urging him to withdraw from afghanistan. the president is not. and for the foreseeable future, the military will remain in
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afghanistan. >> reporter: and here is the president of the united states. >> thank you very much. thank you. please be seated. vice president pence, secretary of state tillerson, members of the cabinet, general dunford, deputy secretary shannahan, and colonel dougin. most especially, thank you to the men and women of fort myer and every member of the united states military at home and abroad. we send our thoughts and prayers to the families of our brave sailors who are injured in loss after a tragic loss at sea as well those conducting the search and recovery
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efforts. i am here tonight to lay out our path tonight in afghanistan and south asia. but before i provide the details of our new strategy, i want to see a few -- say a few words to the service members here with us tonight, from those watching from their posts and to all americans listening at home. since the founding of our republic our country has produced a special class of heroes whose self-lessness, courage, and resolve is unmatched in human history. american patriots from every generation have given their last breath on the battlefield for our nation and for our freedom. through their lives, and though their lives were cut short, in their deeds they achieved total
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immortality by following the heroic example of those who fought to preserve our republic, we can find the inspiration our country needs to unify, to heal, and to remain one nation under god. the men and women of our military operate as one team with one shared mission and one shared sense of purpose. they transcend every line of race, ethnicity, creed, and color to serve together and sacrifice together in absolutely perfect cohesion. that is because all service members are brothers and sisters. they're all part of the same family. it's called the american family.
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they take the same oath, fight for the same flag, and live according to the same law. they are bound together by common purpose, mutual trust, and self-less devotion to our nation and to each other. the soldier understands what we as a nation too often forget, that a wound inflicted upon a single member of our community is a wound inflicted upon us all. when one part of america hurts, we all hurt. and when one citizen suffers an injustice, we all suffer together. loyalty to our nation demands loyalty to one another. love for america requires love for all of its people.
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when we open our hearts to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice, no place for bigotry, and no tolerance for hate. the young men and women we send to fight our wars abroad deserve to return to a country that is not at war with itself at home. we must remain a force for peace in the world. but we can't do it if we're not at peace with each other. as we send our soldiers overseas -- and we will always win -- let us find the courage to heal our divisions within. let us make a simple promise to the men and women we ask to fight in our name, that when they return home from battle, they will find a country that has renewed the sacred bonds of love and loyalty that unite us
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together as one. thanks to the vigilance and skill of the american military and of our many allies throughout the world horrors on the scale of september 11th, nobody can ever forget that. have not been repeated on our shores. but we must acknowledge the reality i am here to talk about tonight, that nearly 16 years after september 11th attacks, after the extraordinary sacrifice of blood and treasure, the american people are weary of war without victory. nowhere is this more evident than with the war in afghanistan, the longest war in american history, 17 years. i share the american people's frustration.
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i also share their frustration over a foreign policy that has spent too much time, energy, money, and most importantly lives, trying to rebuild countries in our own image instead of pursuing our security interests above all other considerations. that is why shortly after my inauguration i directed secretary of defense mattis and my national security team to undertake a comprehensive review of all strategic options in afghanistan and south asia. my original instinct was to pull out and historically i like following my instincts. but all my life i've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the oval office.
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in other words, when you're president of the united states. so i studied afghanistan in great detail and from every conceivable angle. after many meetings over many months, we held our final meeting last friday at camp david with my cabinet and generals to complete our strategy. i arrived at three fundamental conclusions about america's core interests in afghanistan. first, our nation must seek an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been made, especially the sacrifices of lives. the men and women who serve our nation in combat deserve a plan for victory. they deserve the tools they need and the trust they have
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earned to fight and to win. second, the consequences of a rapid exit are both predictable and unacceptable. 9/11, the worst terrorist attack in our history, was planned and directed from afghanistan because that country was ruled by a government that gave comfort and shelter to terrorists. a hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum that terrorists, including isis and al-qaida, would instantly fill just as happened before september 11th. and as we know in 2011, america hastily and mistakenly withdrew from iraq. as a result, our hard won games slipped back into the hands of
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terrorist enemies. our soldiers watched as cities they had fought for and lived to liberate and won were occupied by a terrorist group called isis. the vacuum we created by leaving too soon gave safe haven for isis to spread, to grow, recruit, and launch attacks. we cannot repeat in afghanistan the mistake our leaders made in iraq. third and finally, i concluded that the security threats we face in afghanistan and the broader region are immense. today 20 u.s. designated foreign terrorist organizations are active in afghanistan and pakistan. the highest concentration in any region anywhere in the
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world, for its part pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence, and terror. the threat is worse because pakistan and india are two nuclear armed states whose tense relations threaten to spiral into conflict. and that could happen. no one denies that we have inherited a challenging and troubling situation in afghanistan and south asia. but we do not have the luxury of going back in time and making different or better decisions. when i became president, i was given a bad and very complex hand. but i fully knew what i was getting into, big and intricate problem. but one way or another, these problems will be solved. i am a problem solver. and in the end, we will win. we must address the reality of
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the world as it exists right now, the threats we face, and the confronting of all of the problems of today and extremely predictable consequences of a hasty withdrawal. we need look no further than last week's vile, vicious attack in barcelona to understand that terror groups will stop at nothing to commit the mass murder of innocent men, women, and children. you saw it for yourself. horrible. as i outlined in my speech in saudi arabia three months ago, america and our partners are committed to stripping terrorists of their territory, cutting off their funding, and exposing the false allure of their evil ideology apology. terrorists who slaughter
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innocent people will find no glory in this life or the next. they are the nothing but thugs and criminals and predators and -- that's right -- losers. working alongside our allies, we will break their will, dry up their recruitment, keep them from crossing our borders, and, yes, we will defeat them and we will defeat them handily. in afghanistan and pakistan, america's interests are clear. we must stop the resurgence of safe havens that enable terrorists to threaten america. and we must prevent nuclear weapons and materials from coming into the hands of terrorists and being used against us or anywhere in the world for that matter. but to prosecute this war we will learn from history. as a result of our
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comprehensive review, american strategy in afghanistan and south asia will change dramatically in the following ways: a core pillar of our new strategy is a shift from a time- based approach to one based on conditions. i've said it many times how counterproductive it is for the united states to announce in advance the dates we intend to begin or end military options. we will not talk about numbers of troops or our plans for further military activities. conditions on the ground at arbitrary timetables will guide our strategy from now on. america's enemies must never know our plans or believe they can wait us out. i will not say when we are going to attack but attack we will. another fundamental pillar of
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our new strategy is the integration of all instruments of american power, diplomatic, economic, and military toward a successful outcome. some day after effective military effort, perhaps it will be possible to have a political settlement that go along to pakistan or afghanistan. but who knows when that will happen. ultimately, it is up to the people of afghanistan to take ownership of their future, to govern their society, and to achieve an everlasting peace. we are a partner and a friend but we will not dictate to the afghan people how to live or
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how to govern their own complex society. we are not nation building again. we are killing terrorists. the next pillar of our new strategy is to change the approach and how to deal with pakistan. we can no longer be styled about pakistan's safe havens, the taliban, and other groups that pose a threat to the region and john. pakistan has much to gain with partners our effort in afghanistan. it has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists. in the past, pakistan has been a valued partner. our militaries have worked together against common enemies. the pakistani people have suffered greatly from terrorism and extremism. we recognize those
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contributions and those sacrifices. but pakistan has also sheltered the same organizations that try every single day to kill our people. we have been paying pakistan billions and billions of dollars at the same time they are housing the very terrorists that we are fighting. but that will have to change. and that will change immediately. no partnership can survive a country's harboring of militants and terrorists who target u.s. service members and officials. it is time for pakistan to demonstrate its commitment to civilization, order, and to peace. another critical part of the south asia strategy for america is to further develop its strategic partnership with india, the world's largest democracy and a key security and economic partner of the united states.
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we appreciate india's important contributions to stability in pakistan. but india makes billions of dollars in trade with the united states and we want them to help us more with afghanistan, especially in the area of economic assistance and development. we are committed to pursuing our shared objectives for peace and security in south asia and the broader indo-pacific region. finally my administration will ensure that you, the brave defenders of the american people, will have the necessary tools and rules of engagement to make this strategy work and work effectively and work quickly. i have already lifted restrictions the previous administration placed on our war fighters that prevented the secretary of defense and our commanders in the field from fully and swiftly waging battle
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against the enemy. micromanagement from washington, d.c., does not win battles. they're war on the field, drawing upon the expertise tease of war-time commanders and front line soldiers working in real time with real authority, and with a clear mission to defeat the enemy. that's why we will also expand authority for american armed forces to target the terrorist and criminal networks that sew violence and chaos throughout afghanistan. these killers need to know they have nowhere to hide, that no place is beyond the reach of american might and american arms. retribution will be fast and powerful as we lift restrictions and expand authorities in the field. we are already seeing dramatic results in the campaign to
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defeat isis, including the liberation of mosul in iraq. since my inauguration, we have achieved record-breaking cessna regard. we will also maximize sanctions and other financial and law enforcement actions against these networks to eliminate their ability to export terror. when america commits its warriors to battle, we have to make sure they have every weapon to apply swift, decisive and overwhelming force. our troops will fight to win. we will fight to win. from now on, victory will have a clear definition. attacking our enemies, obliterating isis, crushing al- qaida, preventing the taliban from taking over afghanistan, and stopping master error attacks against america before they emerge.
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we will ask our nato allies and global partners to support our new strategy with additional troop and funding increases in line with our own. we are confident they will. since taking office, i have made clear that our allies and partners must contribute much more money to our collective defense. and they have done so. in this struggle, the heaviest burden will continue to be born by the good people of afghanistan and their courageous armed forces. as the prime minister of afghanistan has promised, we are going to participate in economic development to help defray the costs of this war to us. afghanistan has promised to defend their country against the same enemy who is threaten us.
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the stronger they become, the less we will have to do. afghans will secure and build their own nation and define their own future. we want them to succeed. but we will no longer use american military might to construct democracies in far away lands who have trayed to build countries in our own -- tried to build countries in our own image. those days are over. we are not asking others to change their way of life but to pursue common goal that is allow our children to live better and safer lives. this principled realism will guide our decisions moving forward. military power alone will not bring peace to afghanistan or stop the terrorist threat arising in that country. but strategically applied force aims to create the conditions for a political process to
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achieve a lasting peace. america will work with the afghan government as long as we see determination and progress. however, our commitment is not unlimited. and our support is not a blank check. the government of afghanistan must carry their share of the military, political, and economic burden. the american people expect to see real reforms, real progress, and real result. our patience is not unlimited. we will keep our eyes wide open in abiding by the oath i took on january 20th, i will remain steadfast in protecting american lives and american interests. in this effort, we will make common cause with any nation who chooses to stand and fight alongside us against this
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global threat. terrorists, take heed. america will never let up until you are dealt a lasting defeat. under my administration, many billions of dollars more is being spent on our military. and this includes vast amounts on our nuclear arsenal and missile defense. in every generation, we have faced down evil. and we have always prevailed. we prevailed because we know who we are and what we are fighting for. not far from where we are gathered tonight, hundreds of thousands of america's greatest patriots lay in eternal rest at arlington national cemetery. there is more courage, sacrifice, and love in those hallowed grounds than in any other spot on the face of the earth.
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many of those who have fought and died in afghanistan enlisted in the months after september 11th, 2001. they volunteered for a simple reason; they loved america and they were determined to protect her. now we must secure the cause for which they gave their lives. we must unite to defend america from its enemies abroad. we must restore the bonds of loyalty among our citizens at home. and we must achieve an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the enormous price that so many have paid. our actions and in months to come, all of will honor the sacrifice of every fallen hero, every family who lost a loved one and every warrior who shared their blood in defense
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of our great nation. with our resolve, we will ensure that your service and that your families will bring about the defeat of our enemies and the arrival of peace. we will push onward to victory with power in our heart, courage in ourselves and everlasting pride in each and every one of you. thank you. may god bless our military and may god bless the united states of america. thank you very much. thank you. [applause] ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: president donald trump as joint base myer in virginia announcing a shift in policy toward afghanistan and a shift in his attitude. he said my original instinct was to pull out but he came to a decision last friday at the camp david meeting, that an honorable and enduring outcome was necessary. that the consequences of rapid
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exit were unacceptable, and the security threats immense. major garrett is there. major, a marked shift and a marked shift in tone from the president. >> reporter: a mark shift in tone but great absence of specifics, anthony. if any american was waiting to hear a precise number from president donald trump about an increase in military in afghanistan, they listened in vain. the president did not disclose what many of his advisers have let us know. the number is anywhere between 3800 and 4,000. he in june gave james mattis authority to deploy upwards of that number of u.s. military personnel. but that authority is his. the defense secretary was simply not going to make a move like that without a strategic endorsement from the president tonight. a way forward in afghanistan and pakistan the president says
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will increase security but without those numbers, it's hard to measure and will be hard to measure in the future exactly how much progress is being achieved. one white house official told us tonight we'll know progress when we see it. will the country? that's the open question. >> reporter: it is an open question, major. the president said tonight, we are not nation building again; we are killing terrorists. there will be more about the president's address on your local news on this station, on our 24-hour streaming network cbsn, first thing tomorrow on "cbs this morning," and for some tonight, "cbs evening news," and "cbs on assignment." for major garrett, i'm anthony mason. this is cbs news. ♪ [ music ]
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[ dramatic music ] >> for news 24 hours a day, go to cbsnews.com. ♪ [ music ] kpix5 news begins with a solar show of the century, an historic solar eclipse would yous crowds from coast to coast -- wows crowds from coast to coast. it is the first total eclipse in the u.s. in 99 years. >> millions cheered in awe as the day turned dark for parts of the condition drink. our own ken bastida witnessed the moment of totality at a baseball field in kaiser, oregon. ken? >> reporter: yeah, this little town was the perfect setting as it turns out, jewel yet. when the moon moves in front of the sun, it created almost a diamond ring effect over a baseball diamond. and absolutely that dazzled a lot of people. >> reporter: in a once in a
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lifetime, weird coincidence, someone scheduled a baseball game during an eclipse. on one side, warming up voices for the national anthem. [singing] >> reporter: on the other side, nasa scientists were handing out solar glasses. and up in the sky, some 93 million miles away, the moon was taking a bite out of the sun. and just when you didn't think it could get any better, it did. [cheers and applause] and just like that, it went from day tonight. even veteran nasa scientists were blown away. >> the effect on the temperature, the effect on the light around the ballpark and the people around me, the
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spirit, the buzz that just took over, i was crying. i mean, i had tears rolling down my cheeks watching this thing. i was overwhelmed. >> reporter: yeah. you see a lot of people were effected emotionally. i stood there. it absolute amazed me. my jaws just dropped looking at this thing. fortunately my photographer bob horn did his business and got you those wonderful shots. but it was just absolutely incredible! it got so dark that once the sun got covered up, you could actually see venus, mercury. stars came back out. the sky turned bluish-black. i've never seen anything like it. i don't think i'll live long enough to see it again, guys. it was just absolutely stunning! >> we appreciate your vantage point and bob doing the shots! >> reporter: somebody had to work! [ laughter ] >> somebody has to work! what happens to all the people out there? are they on the road?
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is it bottlenecked? happens now? >> -- what happens now? >> reporter: it was a mess earlier. those were all the people coming out of eastern oregon trying to get back up to portland which is about a 30- mile drive up there. and like i say, it's eased up a little bit. but i think it'll be busy most the night as people decide to sit for a little while and then take off as it gets later. >> reporter: it was all worth it and you guys drive home safely. and bring us tee shirts, would you? >> reporter: yeah, okay. i have a whole box of these. yeah. no problem. >> >> all right, ken. >> now they're really cheap! >> yeah, they are! [ laughter ] thank you, bob and ken. some drivers in the bay area got too excited to see the eclipse. the chp scolded these people stopping to take a photo. luckily, no reports of accidents. in san jose, there was a big overcast as the moon passed
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over the sun, but the clouds burned off in time for hundreds of people at hogg by park. telescopes were offered and special -- hoagie park. telescopes were offered and special treats. >> it was like packed. >> reporter: the best images of the day came from an aton her who mounted a camera to the -- astronomer who mounted a camera to his telescope. >> reporter: some in san francisco didn't let the fog stop them. people lined up along the embarcadero with their phones pointed towards the sky. there were enough breaks in the clouds for a few glimpses. we'll have more on the eclipse later on in this newscast. new at 6:00, san francisco
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city leaders are looking to protests in boston as they brace for a patriot prayer this saturday. officials are preparing for that rally to happen whether they like it or not. phil? >> reporter: whether they like it or not. and they clearly don't like it. it's becoming clearer and clearer that san francisco is going to be taking a lead role in this. as a matter of fact, the police are already making plans and here's the start of them. >> every available officer is expected to be working saturday. time off has been canceled. >> reporter: san francisco has given up on denying the patriot prayer group a permit to demonstrate this saturday. >> they can't deny it. there's a first amendment right to assemble, to speech. >> reporter: now the focus is on working with park service in an effort to prevent the type of clashes over free speech similar to what happened during a recent patriot prayer rally
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in seattle. >> scott is meeting at least twice a day now. they seem very dependent on our police forces to be the security for the entire event. >> it appear that is we are prepping for a demonstration then? >> i think we have to. >> reporter: mayor lee, however, is hoping to use some of the lessston over the weeken heavy police presence and fences were set up to keep free speech advocates and counterdemonstrators apart. >> boston prepared well. >> you have pretty stringent conditions such as no backpacks, no weapons. not just firearms but no baseball bats, no clubs, no knives. >> yes, of course no weapons of any kind. >> i'm not going to be able to comment specifically on what tactics or procedures we may deploy or imemploy this weekend. >> reporter: lee also has a message for those who oppose groups like patriot prayer. >> we'll have a rally saturday at the civic center. >> reporter: is your message to
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people stay away? >> yes. >> reporter: okay. it's kind of interesting. the patriots prayer itself does not have a history of violence. nor do they espouse white white supremacy. but they do at times attract a certain element that does. and that sometimes attracts counterprotestors that get violent as well. the result is what we've seen in port and seattle. question is, will this one be more like boston? >> city leaders in berkeley are planning for a rally. city leaders have fought several times in berkeley, including these clashes in april. now the city council has empowered the city manager to issue a one-day ban on weapons like sticks and knives. and it covers protestors who move onto streets and sidewalks where police usually have left authority out of city park. a san jose state professor
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punished for sexual harassment back to class. his future students say this isn't what they signed up for. trash now stretches more than a block after an oak homeless camp was bulldozed. >> this was injust, unfair, inhumane. >> reporter: they say they did it in the name of safety. but we learn the land is not the railroad's property. >> no one has come back to clean this up. not union pacific, not the city, not the county. >> reporter: while the homeless have moved on. expect original report from kpix5 news, expect more.
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pushing back against a decision to let a professor teach again... new at 6:00, students at san jose state are pushing back against a decision to let a professor teach again. >> that's even though a school investigation found he sexually harass a young woman.
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med med on the backlash -- maria medi na on the backlash. >> i don't want to be in the same class with him. >> reporter: students are speaking out about their professor, put on leave for sexual harassment after he repeatedly asked her out. now he's returning to teach two classes. >> i'm angry, frustrated and embarrassed for our school and our program that he'll be welcomed back. >> reporter: crarr reportedly had a reputation for acting inappropriately for female students. >> we don't take sexual harassment lightly. >> reporter: and now students have -- are planning to protest his return. >> we didn't know he would be teaching the class. it was a different professor to teach it. >> reporter: and you need that class to graduate? >> yes. >> reporter: in part, abercarr
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was suspended two weeks without pay and was ordered to take diversity training and stepped down as department chair. >> and basically got the upper hand and is getting away with it. >> reporter: now they say they'll do all they can to avoid a man with a past of sexual harassment. >> it unnerves me that i'd be forced to seek classes with him. at this point, apology kind of -- i feel stuck. >> reporter: maria medi na. >> his attorney did not return our call for comment today. the solar eclipse dominates social media. we'll show you some of your shots from around the bay area. >> and will the eclipse get more fish biting? we hit the water to see how the celestial event is affecting today's catch! >> an interesting weather day with the eclipse going on. here's something else to throw in the mix. a couple rain showers now in and around san jose and morgan hill. we'll talk about why that is
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happening, how long they'll last and when 95 degrees may return. which day will be hot! coming up. at at&t, we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet, we've created access from at&t. california households with at least one resident who receives snap or ssi benefits may qualify for home internet at a discounted rate of $10 a month. no commitment, deposit, or installation fee. visit att.com/accessnow to learn more.
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sun and moon. kpix five's sandra osborne with what they hope t scientists at nasa aims are studying today's eclipse to learn more about the mysteries of the sun and moon. sandra osbourne on what they hope to discover in coming weeks weeks. >> i can't believe this! i can't believe i'm getting to see it! >> it's getting darker on the spot! >> reporter: this is unbelievable experience as hundreds enjoyed the view. >> it's amazing! it's like a tiny bit of the sun is scooped out by the moon! >> reporter: not only inspiring for the kids and adults alike, it was also a time for scientists to research [
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indiscernible ] they'll be looking at why the corona is so hot. >> reporter: nasa used research aircraft, high altitude balloons and modified telescopes to learn from this unique event. on the ground, though, some used solar glasses. others like 10-year-old cyrus finding other ways like using reverse binoculars and construction board. >> you can see the sun. >> reporter: for some people, these glasses were a little hard to come by. so if you have them, don't throw them away just yet. you may be able to use them another time. there is another solar eclipse coming to the u.s. in april of 2024. sandra osbourne, kpix5. valley of the moon, a thick, persistent fog kept the eclipse under wraps. hundreds of spectators showed up to view the event nestled in the hills of sugar loaf ridge.
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while mother nature had other plans, the fog couldn't eclipse this crowd of wonder and awe. >> we can still feel it, though! >> it's colder! >> it's much cooler! >> it's cooler for sure! >> the crowd took turns watching the eclipse in realtime on a live feed from inside the observatory. now, we want to show you some of the eclipse photos people are sharing on social media. this instagram photo showing a little glimpse of the sun through the fog. this dramatic photo was taken in menlo park. just enough of a break in the low clouds for this shot. and check this out. this self-firework shows two guys sporting the look of the day. oh, yes, eclipse glasses on. heads turned toward the sky. then there was the road guy who took a photo from his office in san francisco, admitting the event was an eclipse of productivity. there was one report the
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eclipse could result in nearly $700 million in lost productivity. but paul deanno watching the eclipse, part of his job! >> nothing like last year! the 10:00 hour was more productive than it typically is at home before heading to work. beautiful sight outside today. i hope you got to see that with your family or if you were working, just going outside and enjoying what we take for granted everyday, that sunlight we need every day. you're getting some cloud cover right now. your high, 82 degrees. livermore, 82. redwood citied, 69. san francisco, 70. so what's going on? a few drifts around san jose. why is it raining right now? numerous thunderstorms today over the sierra. and they're moving east to west. and the leftovers -- not the thunderstorms but showers -- have made it to the state capital can in and around
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eldorado, folsom lake and morgan hill. here's a look at a live shot of the radar. note the radar is not completely dry. should be dry in san francisco tonight for the game one against if milwaukee brewers. partly cloudy skies. 65 degrees your first pitch. our ridge of high pressure has recreted a bit. it's retreated to the west. notice the counterclockwide flow is why those clouds are bundling up. ridge getting closer. kind of cool today. kind of cool tomorrow with clouds rolling back into the bay area overnight tonight. we'll get cooler later in the week. san jose, 63. san francisco, 59 degrees. and we'll stay near average for your highs tomorrow. here they are. concord warming up back to 87. 60s at the beach. san ramon, 85 degrees.
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a cloudy start. sonoma, 82. lake port, 92 degrees. getting warmer. by friday, mid-90s inland. 70s near the bay. and the potential to be rather hot near the water saturday and sunday. over to sports and dennis. >> an a's pitcher goes for his first big league win in nearly ten years. and an nfl star decides he's too good for eclipse glasses. reports on odell beckham's retinas next.
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wins...then, there is chris smith. he's 36 years old, and has only one win to his dodgers' a's clayton kershaw 49 and then there's ken smith, only with one win to his name back in 2008. could the series end tonight in baltimore? no. the orioles have a potent line. adam jones goes deep to give them the lead at the 4th off chris smith. and then jonathan scoop. smith pulled from the game. the a's are down 6-3 in the 8th inning. no win for chris smith. the college football season kicks off sanford. the associated press released their top 25 today.
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cardinals checking in at number 14. and as you may expect, alabama is number one on that list. they'll compete for another national championship this year. and a big reason why is their coach. nick saban is so bad at talking about things other than football like his plans to watch the eclipse being one of them. >> you know, i watch the weather channel everyday. they're already saying what it's going to look like in every city in america. so what's going to be significant? so i'll watch it on tv. maybe we should have a team meeting about how we're going to do this. i haven't thought about that yet. >> reporter: that's pretty bad. not as bad as this. odell beckham apparently never got to memo that observing the solar eclipse is not a good idea without glasses. [ laughter ] >> how long are you supposed to look?
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>> do you see it, bro? >> how long you ain't supposed to look at it? >> that was probably a lit bit too long. just wait until he starts dropping a few passes. giants fans will all be wearing glasses. they should have glasses give away days! [ laughter ] >> that's true! thanks, dennis! we heard changes with the moon could impact the feeding habits of marine life. so we wonder, do fish bite more during an eclipse? >> wilson walker went out to see for himself. >> we'll be fishing for striper and salmon today. >> we saw lines out -- we put out lines about 30 minutes ago. >> no luck? >> no luck so far. >> this was a day for watching the line and the skies hoping the two would, well, align. >> we have a lot of fish on the fish finder. they're not jumping. they're waiting for the sun to go out. >> reporter: and then finally, it starts. >> oh, yeah, totally. the eclipse is starting but the fish still aren't biting. >> reporter: over the course of
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an hour, the landscape dimmed, the air cooled and nature at large seemed to respond. >> hear the birds? they say birds will get affected by it. >> reporter: the fish, however, not so much making the eclipse itself probably the day's better catch. >> pretty awesome. >> we gave it a real good shot today! [ laughter ] >> it's pretty slow. >> but that's fishing. >> next to the eclipse? >> next eclipse? who knows! [ chuckle ] >> wilson walker, kpix5. >> that's a good excuse to go fishing, right? >> i think he wanted to go out! >> fish like to bite in the dark water because the bugs come down and they come up and get them! >> oh, okay! >> didn't quite work out for wilson walker! >> need to go longer! [ laughter ] >> all right. the news always on kpix.com. >> join us for "nightbeat" on kbcw and right back here at 11:00!
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible by fremantle media] steve: how's everybody? how you all doing? i appreciate you all. how are you all? heh heh! i appreciate you. thank you, folks. yeah, i do. i appreciate you all. thank you, folks. well, to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man, steve harvey. [cheering and applause] folks, we're gonna have a good one for you today. from lake elmo, minnesota, it's the welch family. and from crawfordville, georgia, it's the williams family. everybody's here trying to win theyself a lotta cash, and
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somebody, somebody might just drive outta here in a brand-new car. give me pet, give me mike. ["family feud" theme plays] all right, guys, here we go. we got top 6 answers on the board. name a reason old macdonald decided to sleep in the barn. mike: to see the hen. steve: to see the hen. pet: he was tired of eating big macs. steve: he was tired--ha ha ha! he was tired of eating big macs. woman: we're gonna play! we're gonna play! play, play! mike: steve, we're gonna play. woman: whoo! [cheering and applause] steve: mike, how you doing, man? mike: i'm doing great. steve: what do you do for a living, mike? mike: well, steve, i've been fortunate. for the past 30 years, i've worked in the medical device business, so i've traveled to over 70 countries...

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